Reformation & Modern Christianity

Michael H. Windsor

Reformation & Modern Christianity will survey the major events and persons in Church History for the period of 1500 to the present. As a result of taking this course, the student will extend his knowledge of church history and think through the ecclesiastical and doctrinal developments of the last five centuries and make contemporary applications in view of his own ministry. 3 credit hours.

Dr. Michael Windsor serves as the Professor of Church History and the Director of Library Services at Virginia Beach Theological Seminary. He is a member of the original VBTS faculty and has served at the seminary since its first classes in 1996. Before coming to VBTS, Dr. Windsor ministered for 16 years as a pastor in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Dr. Windsor earned his academic degrees at University of Wisconsin-River Falls (BA, MA), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (MLIS), and Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis (MDiv, ThM, ThD). Read more....

Dr. Windsor can be contacted at

80% – Writing Assignments (4 five-page papers)
15% – Required Reading
5% – Attendance

The textbook below was required the last time this course was delivered. It is subject to change for the next delivery of this course.